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  • Olivia Whetung

    Artist

    Olivia Whetung is anishinaabekwe and a member of Curve Lake First Nation. She completed her BFA with a minor in anishinaabemowin at Algoma University in 2013, and her MFA at the University of British Columbia in 2016. Whetung works in various media including beadwork, printmaking, and digital media. Her work explores acts of/active native presence, as well as the challenges of working with/in/through Indigenous languages in an art world dominated by the English language. Her work is informed in part by her experiences as an anishinaabemowin learner. Whetung is from the area now called the Kawarthas, and presently resides on Chemong Lake.

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  • Sasha Kow

    Musician

    Sasha Kow is a Malaysian composer based in Vancouver. She completed her BMus in Composition at the University of Oregon, and is currently in her second year of her Master of Music in Music Composition at the University of British Columbia. Her work strives to understand where and how her background and upbringing fit into the world of Western contemporary art music. Through her involvement with the Score Cluster Research, she seeks to diversify her approach to writing music and hearing sound.

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  • Athena Loredo

    Musician

    Athena Loredo is a composer based in Vancouver. She grew up in Newfoundland and obtained a BMus (Hons) in composition from Memorial University. Currently, Loredo is completing a Master’s in Composition at the University of British Columbia. Her compositional style is influenced by the manipulation of musical fragments. From quoting Bach, Prokofiev and Dvorak in a symphonic poem to creating variations on a Mexican folk song, Loredo explores combinations of timbres and melodic fragments, reworking music to create something new.

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  • Joseph Stacy

    Musician

    Joseph Stacy is from the United States, having grown up in the Appalachian community of Pulaski, Virginia. He graduated summa cum laude from Ohio University in 2019 with a BMus in Piano Performance and Pedagogy. He is currently in his second year of the Master of Music in Piano Performance at the University of British Columbia, where he is a student of Mark Anderson. In addition to his performance career, Stacy has presented at multiple state and national conferences throughout the US on subjects ranging from performance health to equitable access of music involvement. Stacy seeks social justice engagement through his work as a performer, pedagogue and scholar by pursuing interdisciplinary projects that are culturally relevant and dismantle colonialist norms persisting throughout North American society.

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